Caniapiscau(redirected from Kaniapiskau)
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A river of northern Quebec, Canada, flowing about 730 km (450 mi) from the Caniapiscau Reservoir northward to the Koksoak River. Since the construction of the reservoir in 1985, most of its headwaters have been diverted to James Bay.
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